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Species Renia adspergillus - Speckled Renia Moth - Hodges#8386

Triangular moth - Renia adspergillus - female Moth IMG_5335 - Renia adspergillus - female Renia adspergillus ? - Renia adspergillus - male Renia adspergillus Renia species, possibly discoloralis - Renia adspergillus - female Speckled Renia - Renia adspergillus - male Renia sobrialis - Sober Renia ? - Renia adspergillus - male Renia adspergillus - female
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Herminiinae (Litter Moths)
Genus Renia
Species adspergillus (Speckled Renia Moth - Hodges#8386)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
The Gray Renia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Renia adspergillus (Bosc, [1800])
Crambus adspergillus Bosc, [1800]
Renia larvalis Grote, 1872
Renia restrictalis Grote, 1872
Wingspan: ♂ 30mm, ♀ 27 (spring), ♂ 25mm, ♀ 23 (summer) (Forbes, 1954); 32-34mm (larvalis Grote, 1872); 27-28mm (restrictalis Grote, 1872).
Refer to the guide on the info page for the genus.
eastern North America
Quebec to Michigan south to Louisiana and Florida
See Also
Renia salusalis, which has shorter palps on the male.
Print References
Bosc, [1800]. Bulletin des sciences, par la Société Philomathique. Paris. 2(39): 114.
Forbes, 1954: 405. (1) (larvalis)
Grote, A.R., 1872. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 4: 26. (larvalis, restrictalis)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page with photographs of living and pinned adults.
BOLD - species account with photographs of pinned adults and DNA sequences.
Works Cited
1.Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States, Part III [Noctuidae]
William T. M. Forbes . 1954. Cornell University. Agricultural Experiment Station Memoir: Number 329: 1-433.